We subscribe to a path of continuous learning and continuous improvement and believe that every pilot should always strive to find ways to increase their knowledge about the aircraft and the environment in which it operates. With this goal in mind, we have added a 2-seat Extra 330LX aerobatic aircraft to our fleet to improve your hand-flying skills, increase situational awareness and become a more competent pilot.
The first lesson will focus on:
Through the academics, you will come to understand:
The flight consists of an adverse yaw demonstration, left-turning tendencies demonstration, several different stall types with a critique of your recovery and the ability to explore the full aircraft envelope.
After a clearer understanding of left-turning tendencies and the conditions leading to a stall, the academics guide you through a discussion of the conditions required to spin and how to prevent a spin from occurring. The discussion continues in exploring the forces acting on an aircraft during a spin, how power and flight control inputs affect a spin, and the four spin phases. Finally, the PARE spin recovery procedure is introduced. In the Extra 300, after a brief review of stalls from the previous flight, you will:
As a result of the aviation community’s focus to drastically reduce Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) accidents, there is an increasing demand for Unusual Attitude Training (UAT) or Upset Recovery Training (UPRT). Lesson 3 will focus on the most effective techniques pilots can use when placed in an extreme unusual attitude situation.
Once again, after a brief review of the three previous flights, you will be introduced to some extreme unusual attitude situations to apply and hone your PRP technique.
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